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December 2012

December 21, 2012

Two Extradited From Singapore in Connection With Plot To Illegally Export Military Antennas

December 20, 2012

Former Managing Director of PPG Paints Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Sentenced to a Year in Prison for Conspiring to Illegally Export High-Performance Coatings to Nuclear Reactor in Pakistan -Defendant Also Ordered to Pay a $100,000 Fine, Perform Community Service-

December 19, 2012

Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges Of Transportation and Possession of Child Pornography

Three Virginia Men Sentenced to Decades in Prison For Felony Murder and Other Charges in 2011 Slaying -Victim Was Attacked on Successive Nights in His Northeast Washington Apartment -

Two Plead Guilty to Felony Charges In Robbery of Seven Men in Northwest Washington -Early-Morning Attack Took Place in Courtyard-

West Virginia Man Pleads Guilty To Distribution and Possession of Child Pornography

December 18, 2012

District Man Sentenced to More Than Three Years in Prison For Attempted Robbery and Shooting Behind Educational Center -Gun Went Off During a Struggle With Victim -

District Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Robbery And Weapons Offense in Recent Attack in Northwest Washington -Defendant Was Armed With a Nine-Inch Knife -

District Man Sentenced to Two Years in Prison For Attacking His Ex-Girlfriend -Neighbors Heard Victim's Screams, Alerted the Police -

District Man Pleads Guilty to Burglary and Other Charges In Northwest Washington Break-Ins -Defendant Caught With Electronics, Other Stolen Property -

December 17, 2012

District Man Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison For Robberies in Northwest Washington -Defendant Attacked Woman and Taxicab Driver in Separate Incidents -

District Man Sentenced to Nearly Six Years in Prison For Series of Burglaries in Northwest Washington -Defendant Broke Into Two Residences While Victims Were Sleeping -

District Man Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison For Sexually Assaulting a Teenager in 2000 -Defendant Grabbed Victim at a Bus Stop; DNA Later Tied Him to the Crime -

District Man Sentenced to 28-Month Prison Term For Assaulting Ex-Girlfriend in Two Attacks at Her Home -Defendant Attacked Victim After Learning She Was Dating -

District Man Sentenced to 10-Year Prison Term For Firing AK-47 in Southeast Washington -Shots, Fired Near a School, Hit a Pepco Transformer and Car -

District Man Sentenced to 20-Year Prison Term For Sexually Assaulting His Teenage Daughter and Her Friend -Defendant Also Must Register as Sex Offender for Life -

December 14, 2012

Former Educational Aide Ordered to Register as Sex Offender For Sexual Abuse of a High School Student -Defendant Gave Birth to Teenage Victim's Child -

District Man Sentenced to 42 Years in Prison For First-Degree Premeditated Murder and Other Charges -Victim, a College Student, Was Accosted in Sherman Circle Area, While Riding Bicycle Home From Work -

Former Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Bribery Charge Contract Employee Took Cash to Smuggle Items Into D.C. Correctional Treatment Facility

Two District Men Sentenced to Decades in Prison For 2011 Slaying of Passenger on Metrobus -Security Video on the Bus Recorded the Shooting -

District Man Convicted of Armed Carjacking and Other Charges In Attack Against 84-Year-Old Woman -Defendant Took Car at Gunpoint, Led Police on High-Speed Chase -

District Man Sentenced to More Than Five Years in Prison For Pair of Break-ins at Northwest Washington Restaurant -Video Footage Helped Tie Defendant to the Crimes -

District Man Found Guilty of Carjacking, Other Charges For Back-to-Back Crimes in Southeast Washington -Defendant Carjacked Two Vehicles, Including One With a Pregnant Woman -

Woman Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison For 2007 Slaying of Close Friend -Defendant Was Arrested in Argentina, Brought Back for Trial-

District Man Sentenced to 33 Years in Prison For Slaying of Man in Northeast Washington -Defendant Lured Victim to an Alley Following a Dispute Over Money -

December 13, 2012

District Man Sentenced to 135 Months in Prison For Attempting To Entice a Minor and Possession of Child Pornography

District Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault Charge In Courthouse Attack of Deputy U.S. Marshal -Defendant Threw Repeated Punches, Pushed Deputy Into a Wall -

District Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking Charge; Crack Cocaine Found in Searches of Defendant and His Residence -Defendant Arrested Weeks After Earlier Release From Jail -

Che Brown Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud, Admits Using False Documents to Modify His Mortgage -Claimed Income That He Didn't Actually Receive -

December 12, 2012

Maryland Man Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Woman In Early-Morning Attack in Northwest Washington -DNA Later Tied Him to the Crime -

Former Corporate Controller of Clyde's Restaurant Group Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Embezzling Over $600,000 -Theft Spanned 10 Years -

District Man Convicted of Federal Drug Trafficking Offenses; Cocaine and Other Drugs Seized in Search of His Apartment -Drugs Had a Street Value of About $100,000 -

December 10, 2012

District Man Ordered to Register as Sex Offender Following Guilty Pleas to Obscenity and Stalking Charges Defendant Approached 13-Year-Old Boy in One Incident, Stalked Law School Dean in Another

Standard Chartered Bank Agrees to Forfeit $227 Million For Illegal Transactions With Iran, Sudan, Libya and Burma

December 7, 2012

MS-13 Member Pleads Guilty to Taking Part In Racketeering Conspiracy That Led to Murders, Other Violence -Defendant Admits Role in Two Killings in Washington, D.C. Region -

Former U.S. Embassy Employee Sentenced To Nine-Month Prison Term in Scheme Involving Visa Applications -Defendant Worked at Embassy in Venezuela -

December 6, 2012

Brother of Former Government Employee Sentenced To Two Years In Prison in Bribery and Kickback Scheme Involving Government Contracts -Defendant's Brother and Nephew Earlier Pled Guilty to Charges -

District Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing a Senior Citizen In Daytime Attack in Northwest Washington -With Citizens' Help, Defendant Was Identified and Arrested Soon After the Robbery -

District Man Sentenced to 22-Year Prison Term For Armed Robbery of His Grandparents -Defendant and Two Accomplices Wore Masks During the Attack-

December 5, 2012

Virginia Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

December 3, 2012

District Man Pleads Guilty to Two Robberies, Including One of an Armored Truck -Defendant Also Pleads Guilty in Attempted Robbery of Second Armored Truck -

District Man Sentenced to More Than 13 Years in Prison For Child Sexual Abuse of Teenage Girls -Defendant Earlier Was Convicted of Sexually Abusing a Third Victim -

People's Republic of China Corporate Entity Enters Guilty Plea to Conspiracy and Felony Export Violations Stemming from the Illegal Export of High-Performance Coatings to a Nuclear Reactor in Pakistan -Company Agrees to $3 Million in Criminal and Civil Fines -

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